Posterization



[poh-ster-uh-zey-shuh n] /ˌpoʊ stər əˈzeɪ ʃən/

noun, Printing.
1.
a process for producing a posterlike, high-contrast color reproduction from continuous-tone art by using separation negatives of various densities.
2.
Photography. a printing process in which all tone values of a negative are reduced to a few and the tonal separation negatives produced are printed at different exposure levels on a high-contrast film so that a set of flat tones results.

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